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Proclaim the gospel in song for Christmas, Easter, Epiphany, Pentecost, solemnities, and other special feast days with these settings written for two- or three-part voices, adapted for the English language from settings found in medieval manuscripts. These settings are ideal to make the gospel the high point of the Liturgy of the Word.
Anthony Ruff, OSB, a monk of Saint John's Abbey, Collegeville, Minnesota, teaches liturgy, liturgical music, and Gregorian chant at Saint John's University School of Theology-Seminary. He is the founding director of the National Catholic Youth Choir and is a frequent presenter across the country on topics of liturgy and music. He is on the board of directors of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians and on the leadership team of the Catholic Association for Liturgy. In addition to many journal articles, he is the author of Sacred Music and Liturgical Reform: Treasures and Transformations, and Responsorial Psalms for Weekday Mass: Advent, Christmas, Lent, and Easter (Liturgical Press, 2008).
TheseICEL Chants are part of the resource Lift Up Your Hearts:Music for the Order of Mass, a collection of ten mass settingspublished by Liturgical Press. ICEL Chants included in this eMusicedition are:Introductory Rites Sign of the Cross (tones A an...
In Responsorial Psalms for Weekday Mass: Advent, Christmas, Lent, and Easter, Father Anthony Ruff, OSB, offers a simple chanted setting and makes it possible for the responsorial psalm to be sung at every daily Mass during the seasons of the liturgic...